NTSB Identification: SEA02WA066
Scheduled 14 CFR operation of Braathens ASA
Incident occurred Sunday, January 20, 2002 in Bodo, Norway
Aircraft: Boeing 737-500, registration: LNBRR
The foreign authority was the source of this information.
On January 20, 2002, aproximately 1550 coordinated universal time (1650 local time), a Boeing 737-500 airplane, Norwegian registration LN-BRR, operated by Braathens ASA on a scheduled Norwegian domestic passenger/cargo flight, experienced heavy vibrations on rollout after landing at Bodo, Norway. Following landing, it was discovered that the left main landing gear lower torsion link had fractured, allowing the left main landing gear wheel assembly to rotate freely with ensuing damage to hydraulic hoses and wiring. Damage was noted to tires, rims, brakes, hydraulic hoses, wires, and the link/damper unit on the left main landing gear assembly. None of the unknown number of crew and passengers aboard the aircraft was injured in the incident. The flight originated at Trondheim Vaernes Airport in Trondheim, Norway, and was on an instrument flight rules (IFR) flight plan. Full narrative available
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